The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recently announced that Chartered Accountancy (CA) qualification will now be treated as equivalent to postgraduate degree. The decision has been made at the request of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) to help CAs pursue higher studies and improve their mobility. The Institute has sought the status […]
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MHRD Awards Institute of Eminence Status to 5 More Public Institutions
The Human Resource Development Ministry has awarded Institute of Eminence status to 5 more public Institutions, said an official statement. Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank recently said that “Orders have been issued to five public higher education institutes declaring them as IoEs“. This development comes on the recommendations from University Grants Commission (UGC) and an Empowered Expert […]
UGC Recommends 14 More Institutions for ‘Institute of Eminence’ S...
The University Grants Commission (UGC) on Friday announced IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, Delhi University, University of Hyderabad, Amritha Vishwa Vidyapeetham and VIT among other 14 institutions, out of the 24 recommended by the Government’s Empowered Expert Committee (EEC), selected for Institute of Eminence (IoE) status. Seven public universities and seven private ones also received similar letters […]
UGC New Reforms- Will HECI Beneficial to Indian Higher Education?
As a step to reform higher education in India, the Government of India recently took a revolutionary step for a complete remodelling of the University Grants Commission (UGC) with HECI (Higher Education Commission of India). The government has introduced a fresh legislation to set up the HECI, a Repeal of University Grants Commission Act to improve the quality […]
15% Universities with Top NAAC Score to Offer Online Degree Courses
There is some good news for the students and working people, who want to enhance their academic qualification anytime, anywhere. For the first time, Government of India will allow nearly 15% of universities, having top NAAC Score to offer online degree courses. The online degree courses, however, will be non-technical in nature, implying they exclude degrees […]
Research Scholars Can Lose Registration For Plagiarism: New UGC Policy
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has released the Draft UGC Regulations 2017 regarding Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Education Institutions to crack down on students and faculty found plagiarising. The UGC has asked stakeholders to give their suggestions by September 30. UGC has drafted this new arrangement to check the hazard and push […]
‘ HEERA ’ Higher Education Regulator to Replace AICTE and UGC
HEERA, Higher Education Empowerment Regulatory Authority is proposed by central government to replace the existing education regulators AICTE and UGC to bring more transparency, autonomy and excellence in technical and non-technical education in India. HEERA proposes to bring the technical and non technical higher education under single roof eliminating the two parallel regulators. The University […]